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Legislative Update - September 2018
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The National Council for Workforce Education

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

September 2018

FEDERAL NEWS
  • Earlier, we shared a Perkins reauthorization summary written by Advance CTE and the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Because of requests for a shorter summary, they have now created a one page version.
  • The U.S. Secretary of Education has proposed eliminating “gainful employment” regulations that require colleges to disclose job placement rates for career programs that are financial-aid eligible. If you would like to comment on this change, the deadline is September 13, 2018. See the attached PDF for more details.
  • Apprenticeship continues to be a hot topic. Recently the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development held a hearing called “On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships:” https://youtu.be/yp8qRnAfQOQ

STATE NEWS

Special thanks to Advance CTE, Association for Career and Technical Education, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, and National Skills Coalition for several of the news items featured here.


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